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of hairspray. >> i'm sorry about that. i know julie wright has it on stand-by. get a little from her. >> julie has boxes. >> i may have forgotten by number two but i did not for bet my bed head. this is super glue. you spray this and you don't have to wash it for a week. >> got it. >> on the roads, if you are traveling beach drive, it is shut down. you cannot travel between blackton and joyce. this is a place you don't want to be w a tree down across the highway t will take a while for this to clear. you guys talked about the kid going back to school and the change in the traffic patterns. watch out for speed in the school dope as you guys travel that area as well. this is 270 southbound out of hyattstown. lanes are open out towards clarkburg. you are at speed through rockville headed out towards the split. 66 in good shape, no trouble spots to report leaving fair oaks right now. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> stories making headlines, the search for a missing boater in maryland picks up at dawn. a man and woman fell overboard when a gust of wind tilled their sail
will friday have in store? how about the weekend? i'll have details on that weather-wise and julie wright will have a look at traffic too coming up after the break. e br -- another nice start to the day. [ woman ] dear chex cereal, i've never written a fan letter before, but you've done what i thought was impossible: you made good-for-you, glut-free cereals in a whole bunch of yummy flavors. cinnamon chex and honey nut chex are two of our favorites. when my husband rob found the chocolate one, we were in cereal heaven. the only problem is, with so many great flavors you're making it very hard to choose. so thanks. from your fans, the mcgregor family. 'cause we love chex. [ male announcer ] love chex? connect with us on facebook. >>> taking a look at the monuments outside over washington, d.c. very fall-like temperatures out there right now. we'll check in with tucker in a seconden. it was a gorgeous day yesterday as people were saying a final good-bye for an american hero. hundreds gathered at the washington national cathedral to remember neil armstrong. >> he put a thumb on appear index
interesting. >> we know you love fridays as well, julie wright. >> absolutely. on the roads, you will find that the lanes are open if you are continuing your trip southbound along 270. no signs of any roadwork on the top stretch of the beltway between college park and bethesda. here we are live at new hampshire avenue with traffic flowing freely on both the outer loop and inner loop. >>> that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. timetraffic. >>> president obama wraps up the convention. >> he told delegates that voters have a fundamental choice in this year's election. here is what he had to say. >> our friends down in tampa at the republican convention were more than happy to talk about everything they think is wrong with america but they didn't have much to say about how they would make it right. they want your vote but they don't want you to know their plan. and that is because all they have to office the same prescriptions they've had for the last 30 years. have a surplus? try a tax cut. deficit too high, try another. feel a cold coming on? take two tax cuts and call us in the morni
of year. >> love it. >> thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright. she has got our on-time traffic this morning. good morning to you. >> and just let sarah know, the seat warmers on just a little bit. >> i thought you couldn't hear us this morning. suddenly now, you can hear us. >> there are certain things if you stand on one foot and lean to the left and hold your leg up, than you can hear. it is only 2012, only the best technology for us. you know with a -- you know what a mean? overnight construction cleared on the beltway between annandale and merrifield. the lanes are open south along 270 coming in out of hyatts up two. new york avenue good to go leaving bladensburg road headed out towards the tunnel. we do have i portion of 410 blocked off in each direction at cedar avenue in takoma park. that is due to a tree down across the highway. no one is able to get by on 410. >>> lots of events commemmorating 9-11 today. it was exactly 11 years ago that al-qaeda terrorists hijacked four passenger planes. one of the biggest memorial ceremonies is happening at the pentagon
think julie wright. ed that phrase. >> she did? >> we look forward to the friday because then we know we can sleep. >> for some of us who work on the weekend. >> that's true. we're glad you're here with us. >> turn is on vacation and let's take a look now at satellite-radar composite and show you what is going on there. some of you are see ago few light showers that are popping up out to the west. that will be the story in the course of the morning hours. a few isolated showers are possible. let's take a look at our weather maps, please. here is a look at current temperatures across the area. we are starting out fairly mild and warm. 79degrees at annapolis and 75 at bwi thurgood marshall. 79 at quantico. it will be hot today. headed to the low 90s. >> thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright, see what is happening on the roads. >> and that little bit of summer is just for you, sarah simmons. >> thank you. i know you send it to me with love. >> i do. i'm loving it. i really am. >> the serve is escalate ors are out of service. the entrance escalators are out of service at foggy
. >> thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright and see what is happening on the roads this morning. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. we are talking about terrible tuesday traffic but before we hit the roads, we need to talk about metro. we have problems on metro's orange line. single tracking between stadium armory and cheverly due to track problems. the entrance escalators at foggy bottom are not in service. there was a disabled train outside of benning affecting the blue line. traveling eastbound 66, lanes are open. no problems to report coming in from the west. volume increasing out of manassas headed in towards centreville. the could you in sky fox checking out the drive along southbound 270. we had received word of an incident near democracy boulevard. so far, lanes are open on 270. no problems leaving 109 headed into germantown and here on the southbound spur, traffic flowing freely headed to the exit for the outer loop. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. >>> our big story, hundreds ever thousands of students in northern virginia go back to
gorgeous day. enjoy. >> beautiful. thank you. >> guess what time it is now. >> check in with julie wright. favorite time of the day. >> i still say there needs to be some kind of theme music going on instead of that. >> don't get us started. >> some kind of kanye, beyonce, early, wind and fire maybe. >> jimi hendrix. >> there you go. that will wake everybody up. on the roads, you will find your lanes are open. nothing too complicated out here. coming inbound off the dulles toll road, nice and easy. only one little person coming in here. lanes are open, no problems to report as you continue 395 across the 14th street bridge. a nice, easy commute headed for the southeast-southwest freeway. overnight construction in the process of clearing on the gallows road. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> protests went on all night in cairo, egypt. police fired tear gas to try to disperse the crowds that you see there. they have been protesting against an anti-muslim movie. >> a video came out calling for muslims around the world to get revenge on americans everywhere. >> the
today. >> the sun is rising later. the humidity is like disappearing. what is julie wright going to do with herself. >> 199south for the winter. >> i already told you. the airline is booked. i'm ready to go. the first of november, i'm out here. i'll work. i just have to work from a warm area with palm trees and sand. still a tough go coming in out of the manassas making your way past the car rest area. the car is on the shoulder there. you will find delays on 66 leaving fair oaks. checking for accident activity in triangle. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. . >> thank you. >>> to politics now. it is day two of the democratic national convention. >> former president bill clinton will speak tonight and our area played a major role in last night's kickoff. maryland governor mart uno'malley, house minority leader steny hoyer and tim kaine were among the local leader to address the crowd. the san antonio mayor julian castro gave the keynote address. first lady was the headliner. she talked about her family and defended her husband's policies. >> when it comes to rebuild
. >> beautiful day ahead. thank you. >> time now to say hello to julie wright, see what is happening with your morning commute. >> good morning. highway was the birthday party yesterday? >> it was excellent. there were cupcakes and gifts and everybody was all smiles and it still wasn't enough. i'm expected to do more. >> like bring in the left overcupcakes. >> i was wondering. i didn't get a cupcake. i didn't know what happened there. >> i got you. it will be old, a couple of days old. >> great. it will be a brick. thanks, wisdom. on the roads, northbound i-95, express lane, mine lain looking great -- main line looking great. 66, a nice, easy ride headed inbound this morning so far from vienna towards the capital beltway. overnight construction has cleared. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. >>> developing in the middle east, libyan protestors kill an american consulate worker. they attacked the u.s. consulate and left another staffer injured. >> protesters in neighboring egypt also attacked the u.s. embassy in cairo. the protests follow word of an anti-musl
. i'll show you that in just a bit. >> let's check in with julie wright to get the latest on the traffic. >> so far, so good this morning. no problems reported south along 270. lanes are open coming in out of hyattstown. no trouble spots to report right now leaving i-706789 you will find your lanes are open on the beltway to and from tysons corner and the springfield interchange. eastbound 66 in great shape leaving manassas headed in towards centreville. one place that was a little tricky is the top side of the beltway. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> bill clinton is throwing his support behind president obama. the former president took over the stage at the dnc last night. he threw his support behind the president's re-election who accepts his renomination tonight. clinton spoke for almost an hour delivering a dynamic and sometimes kind of humorous speech. >> i want to nominate a man who is cool on the outside but who burns for america on the inside. >> it's long tradition at the convention for thousands of red, white and blue balloons to come streaming
forecast for you. look at the sunshine. julie wright is looking absolutely fabulous once we get past saturday. >> i love all of that sunshine. no complaining for me. i'm not heading out of town. on the roads, the lanes are open. the pace is not too bad. we slow south of 109 headed out to the truck scale and then the pace improves and slows again approaching 118 in germantown. here we are live eastbound 66 heavy volume merging in. 95 northbound throwing across the occoquan and 395 here at duke picking up the usual suspects headed out towards seminary road. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> a heads up for drivers in northern virginiaen a new ramp and fly overbridge will open tomorrow directly kenting the del less access highway and the beltway. the hope is it will improve safety and convenience for drivers going to dulles airport an anybody using the toll road. it is also meant to ease congestion. >>> d.c. water is still trying to figure out why the bloomingdale neighborhood is experiencing flooding after massive storms. they are exploring the 90,000 square f
. particularly early. highs in the mid- to upper 80s. >> thank you. >>> julie wright is working hard this morning out there. tell us what is going on on the roads. >> better news if you are traveling the inner loop of the beltway approaching braddock road, wisdom. that is where we had the overnight construction that was still in play as you travel the inner loop from springfield headed up towards braddock. it looks like they have cleared the lanes now so all the cones and barrels if you will have been pushed over to the shoulder. lanes are open inner loop of the beltway leaving spring field continuing up towards tysons. you we'll find north of town lanes are open, beltway running smoothly around towards 270. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. >>> former president bill clinton is among the headline speakers at day two of the democratic national convention tonight. last night, san antonio mayor julian castro gave the keynote address. he taunted mitt romney for his shifting on positions like abortion, gay marriage and his own push for universal health care as governor of mass
for your daytime high. let's check in now with julie wright and see how this morning's commute is going. >> we've got problem out here on the roads early this morning. we have late cheering construction and a multivehicle accident tying up the drive alt- washington parkway south of 410 here in riverdale. that is where we find the crew in sky fox hovering over this for about a half hour. traffic is squeezing by to the right traveling southbound on the baltimore-washington parkway. big delays headed down towards this accident. plan your trip accordingly. come south on route one ads the workaround. come inbound on route other leaving riverdale and cheverly. that will help out your commute. this is a multivehicle accident with more fire and rescue units responding to the scene. we just saw one more police officer make his way southbound as well. a lot of activity that needs to be cleared before we can get the road reopened. if you are travel ago long eastbound 66, the lanes are open but 234 at godwin drive, that is blocked off in each direction for a overturned vehicle. lanes are open north
. >> lost temperatures. thank you, tucker. >> time now to say hello to julie wright. see what is happening with on- time traffic. >> we do have say the bit of an incident to report as you guys continue in montgomery county along woodfield and warfield. that is where we have the crash involve ago i motorcyclist. we find the crew in sky fox there. it is dark but you think you can see the thrashing lights as you travel along warfield in the direction of 124. very little delay here at the scene. one lane is able to get by. no delays to report on the side. lanes are open if you are traveling westbound. eastbound, no problems reported at this time. if you are traveling southbound along 270, you find that the pace is slowing as you approach 109 continuing out towards the truck scales. no incidents to report out of clarkburg continuing out past mva. outer loop of the beltway looks good between college park and bethesda. inbound new york avenue, the stalled car reported here. volume building from south dakota avenue. no problems to report on ken ill orgt south of 50 headed out towards pennsylvania
lots of energy. >> it is that time of year. let's check in with julie wright and get the latest on traffic. >> all right. on the roads, the crew in sky fox hovering over 29 colesville road. we had an accident cleared over to the shoulder. we are focused in on this delay. this is our slow stretch of our morning drive out of college park headed through silver spring. now, the accident activity just west of 29 but before georgia avenue. although cleared to the shoulder, it was out there long enough to stack up traffic early this morning as you travel westbound 495 out of college park headed around towards georgia avenue. southbound 95, anticipate a slow exit to merge on to the outer loop of the beltway. taking it back inside, we'll update the ride here in virginia. 66 eastbound, no problems reported coming in from nutley treat to the beltway. light traffic volume right now. traffic now slowing again as you approach 28 in centerville. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. >>> breaking news in yemen where protesters stormed the u.s. embassy in the capital this m
now to say hello to julie wright and see what is happening during the morning commute. >> i can't wait until we just get a big bushel of tall leaves and then just let sarah nosedive right into it. >> then we can let her come to my house and cut the grass. >> i have pictures of me jumping in the leaves and that was just last year. >> you have to facebook it or tweet it. >> i will. >> and then you have to give it to wisdom because he has a lot of yard work for you to do. 66 here at nutley street hooking great. overnight roadwork all clears. lanes are open and the pace is great coming in from man aas towards the capital beltway. you will find yourself at speed leaving annandale. no problems reported on the beltway between college park and bethesda. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. . >>> making headline this morning. an eight-year veteran on the district heights police force is on administrative leave this morning after shooting a suspect in the back. it happened yesterday evening on county road. the officer says of his trying to prevent a man arrested for allegedly
with julie wright in just a moment on that. first, we want to get the latest on our weather for today with tucker barnes. >> nice conditions in the 50s and low 60s. a good looking weekend too. something to look forward to as we get into saturday and sunday. lots of sunshine in the 70s. >> good-looking weekend. >> jackets for the kids this morning. >> maybe a light jacket but we'll be back up to the 80s this afternoon. we've got a couple of clouds out to the west. there will be a few more clouds than yesterday. well north and west out towards chicago, a cold front which will finally be able to make its move toward the washington area later today. as we get into the nighttime hours, we'll see more cloud cover and there could be a sprinkle or light shower later tonight and early tomorrow morning. temperatures right now at reagan national, 65 degrees. it is up a little bit from where it was 4 hours ago. 5 # at dulles. bwi marshall, 56 degrees. more of the same today. lots of sunshine. 83 your daytime high and again, that is a little warm for this time of year. average daytime high is 80 d
our first check on traffic with julie wright. >> off to a great start. no problems reported around the capital beltway. overnight construction in the process of being cleared as you travel the beltway between annandale and merrifield. 95 open for business negotiate and southbound traveling between fredericksburg and thornburgh. lanes are open on the top stretch of the beltway between college park and bethesda. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> some stories making headline this morning. a community meeting is being held tonight to discuss the unsolved murder of a maryland teenager. 17-year-old amber stanley was killed in her sleep last month at her home in kettering. investigatished say there is nothing in her background to indicate someone wanted her dead. police will address any concerns about the case at the kettering community center on chesterton drive at 7:00 p.m. >>> lawmakers are facing several deadlines and the possibility of a so-called fiscal cliff when huge tax hikes and massive budget cuts kick? in january. congress is expected to postpone the
yesterday. >> it is gorgeous. let's check in with julie wright. how did you make it in today? >> on the roads, you will find that the lanes are open, no problems reported as you travel m street here at the key bridge. overnight construction cleared. no problems to report out of roslyn. traffic volume moving at speed coming inbound offer the clara barton parkway and canal road. also here, traffic flowing freely on both the inner and outer loop. there was a portion of 410 blocked off between wisconsin avenue and connecticut avenue at mabel avenue due to debris clean-up. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. >>> we are remembering nerve. today is the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that plunged the united states into the longest war in our history. >> there are events today commemmorating the attacks in new york city and in southwest pennsylvania as well as at the pentagon. melanie alnwick has more on today's developments. >> reporter: after last euro's 10th anniversary, many people this year's commemmorations have reached a turning point, becoming les
on your weather and julie wright has a look at the traffic too coming up after the break. he break.  anncr: this casino's in west virginia. but itit makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? because voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of legislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better schools in maryland. not west virginia. >>> welcome back. hello, fall. temperatures in the 60s. probably even low are than that out west of here as we take a live look outside. checking in with tucker in just a second. first, you can catch a free concert in d.c. the national symphony orchestra will perform a free community concert in d.c.'s u street, shaw and logan circle neighborhood. thian show will take place in area theaters, schools, churches and other gathering spots. the orchestra will also perform at howard university o
thinking it was coming the next day. i had my eye on the prize. apparently you get one more day, julie wright, if not more of your weather. >> see, i told you we weren't going down without a fight. >> and for gwen, happy national weather person's day. >> thank you. i didn't realize that. >> who loves our weather people? now, if they had given me 60 and rain, it would have been a whole different story. outer loop of the beltway at university on tuesday morning, there was a change in our traffic pattern. they now have three lanes on the right and one to the left. yesterday, they had to take away another plane around 6:00 p.m. to do emergency roadwork. now, they are back out here continuing the roadwork. traveling southbound along 270, no problems to report out of gaithersburg. lanes are open southbound out of the split. no problems to report passing duke street headed out past seminary road. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. >>> a 12-year-old boy is behind bars after being convicted of involuntary man shotter in the beating death of a 2-year-old foster girl livin
. >> time now to see what is happening with julie wright. we say hello to her for the first time this morning. >> tucker left out not only is it friday and it is going to be sunny. it is also payday that. brings it all around. >> the day has gotten brighter. >> what cloud? i didn't see a cloud. southbound 270 out of germantown, lanes are open. nice easy commute south of father hurley boulevard headed out towards the split. hov gates have been reopened as you are traveling northbound on i-95 leaving dale city continuing northbound headed out towards woodbridge. play looks good between annandale and merrifield. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> more anti-american protests are developing across the world. four people died at a protest outside the u.s. embassy in yemen when police fired tear gas yesterday. >> and libya is questioning four men in the attacks that killed american ambassador chris stevens. we are learning more about the identities of the other americans killed as well. let's get the latest from fox 5's sherry ly who is live in the newsroom. >> reporter:
wright. julie? [ no audio ] >> julie we'll get back to you, couldn't hear you right there. we'll join you in a moment. >>> first though we are remembering 9/11 on this 11th anniversary of the attacks. a live look now at the memorial at ground zero of course in new york city. in the next hour the annual reading of the names ceremony will get underway in new york city but for the first time this year no elected officials will speak at that site. there are also memorials at the flight 93 memorial in pennsylvania and throughout the d.c. region. >>> and the biggest event here in our area roll ceremonies at the pentagon. >> several top defense officials will speak as well as president obama. let's get the latest now from fox 5's melanie alnwick. >> reporter: the president and first lady will have a moment of silence and then travel here to the pentagon for the september 11th memorial ceremony. here's a look at how things are going to go this morning. at 9:30 president obama will lay a wreath and we'll hear the national anthem. 9:37 is the moment of silence to mark when the plane hit the pentago
days. >> all right. beautiful. >> yes. julie wright, are you enjoying these temperatures right now? >> she's cold. >> yeah. i didn't have the seat warmers on in the car on the drive in this morning. >> not yet. >> not yet. it's coming, honey. on the roads, southbound 270 not looking too bad as you travel south of 109. the lanes are open continuing out toward the truck scales. in virginia, we still haveling aring construction in place until about 6:00 this morning. that will tie up your commute 286 at ox road. no problems to report at the will sop bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. no problems to report at the wilson bridge. >>> concerned residents in a maryland neighborhood will get their chance to grill police about the murder of a maryland teenager. 17-year-old amber stanley was killed in her sleep last month at her home in kettering. investigators say there is nothing in her background to indicate someone wanted her dead. police will take questions at the kettering community center on chesterton drive tonight. >>> summer is over for members of congr
on that in just a minute. julie wright has the latest traffic. >> reporter: on the roads right now you will find you're below speeds southbound 270. slow approaching the passing 109 in germantown. rockville delays well before falls road south. you remain below speed continuing toward the exit for montrose road. you will find on 395 your lanes are open. traffic heavy and slow leaving duke street to seminary road. delays northbound on i-95 through stafford to quantico. the beltway looks good leaving annandale. top stretch below speed 95 past university boulevard. that's a check of your "fox 5 on-time traffic.." >>> summerr is over for hundreds of thousands of children in northern virginia. today is the first day of school. also the first ear that arlington schools are enforcing their new walking policy. in fox 5's melanie alnwick has details on how this could affect your child. >> reporter: good morning. yes, we have seen some of those arlington county buses here already this morning. but these new rules mean that fewer students will be able to ride those school buses. now, in the letter that was
today 78 degrees. let's check in with traffic now. here's julie wright. >> reporter: more troubles to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax county parkway but construction has cleared in each direction on lee chapel. we'll update the ride elsewhere. the top stretch of the beltway below speed leaving 95 around towards university boulevard. all the lanes are open. the big story is the baltimore- washington parkway. delays stacking up from 197 out of laurel all the way to 410 where we have a crash this morning that's cleared but over an hour commute from out of laurel to riverdale. that's a check of your "fox 5 on-time traffic.." >>> thank you. a check of this morning's top stories. a community meeting is being held tonight to discuss the unsolved
a look at the weekend coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from julie wright. >> on the roads now what we're seeing is northbound i-95 and the cleanup from the crash which occurred before you reach the prince willi parkway. left side of the roadway was tied up and delays northbound from 234 up to the accident accident. be prepared for bailout traffic on route one as folks head northbound out of stafford and dale city. beltway slow approaching gallows. 30miles per hour between the two 234 interchanges. top stretch of the beltway our big story, as a result of a police chase, a crash at route one. it's cleared. 29miles per hour at 95 headed westbound towards university boulevard. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> julie, thanks. new this morning there was early trouble on the roads as prince george county police chased a vehicle more than an hour. the suspect's vehicle off the side of the beltway near route 1 in college park and that suspect is in custody. it started before 4:00 a.m. when police say the suspect rammed a sheriff's department cruiser on route 50. >>
in with lauren demarco in no julie wright this morning who is taking some vacation. >> much-needed, i'm sure. everybody this morning, the one thing that you have working for you is very light volume for you out there on the roadways. the morning rush shouldn't be an issue. we do have some slick pavement. be aware of that. you are traveling at speed. nond through 11:00 a.m. on -- you are traveling at speed northbound through 11:00 a.m. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> our big story right now this morning, a section of northwest d.c. hit with severe flooding once again. the rain turned parts of the bloomingdale neighborhood into a river, stranded drivers and caused multiple power outages and it closed down the show hard university metro station yesterday. one resident talked about the frustration of having his house constantly flooded. >> it's happened at least twice now and it is getting frustrating because you can tell when the storm drains are backing up that the drains are going to go and you are going to take on water and there is nothing you can do about it
changes in the forecast. i'll have the details on the weather. julie wright has a look your traffic too. we'll do it after the break. . >>> welcome back to fox 5 morning news, live look outside right now at the u.s. capitol dome. it is not too bad right now. but yesterday, a little bit steamy. >> it is still kind of humid out though. >> it was a little unpleasant. >> i would say really unpleasant for these folks. d.c. water says it will help to pay to install some backflow preventers in homes affected by repeated floods in the district. the device shuts the home off from the street sewage system so sewage does not back up into the house. this comes after heavy rains flooded the bloomingdale neighborhood for the fourth time in two months. d.c. water says it will pay 90% of the cost and installation. >> it just seems like there is more to it than that. >> there is water in the streets that just keeps coming up. don't get me wrong. that needs to be done and some help for months home owners but why is it backing up so badly in the streets. >> every time we get a heavy rain, this happens. it
of a change. wet saturday on tap, but it's not a weekend washout. let's check in with julie wright. >> 395 where we're starting off with the crew in skyfox. traveling northbound on i-95. we find delays from the prince william parkway, traffic is backing up in newing ton. 395 slow leaving the beltway led towards duke street. live over that scene with the heavy volume continuing towards landmark. no incidents to report, just volume delays. it's gridlocked headed northbound on 395. meanwhile, we have problems to report westbound on the freeway approaching main avenue. accident activity tying up the right side. delays inbound on the 295 and 11th street bridge southbound along 270. lanes open, but below speed out of hyattstown. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> thank you, julie. the democratic convention wrapped up in charlotte, north carolina last night with president obama's rousing speech. >> he of course accepted his renomination for president. nicole collins is live in charlotte with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. with two months until the election da
to julie wright and find out what's happening on the area roads. >> what's not happening? this might be an easier answer. if you are traveling the top stretch of the beltway we have delays there coming in from the west this is our new problem to report, still waiting for a tow truck here along southbound hunter mill road approaching the dulles toll road. accident has the southbound lanes block, northbound gets through. i have delays up to 30 minutes at this point coming southbound on the george washington parkway towards 395 so heavy and slow past the cia towards the 14th street bridge. here's the outer loop delay colesville role it's gone but 30 minutes from route 1 to 355. delays southbound on i-95 as you continue to work your way out of laurel. the inner loop of the beltway slowing down to 16 miles an hour between 95 and the greenbelt metro. now for that trip southbound on i95 again, the delay from 216 down to the beltway in that backup they are checking for an accident near 198, southbound bw parkway below speed at 31 miles an hour coming in south of 198. that's a check of your "
, no problems here in gaithersburg. julie wright will later today be heading up the gaithersburg parade so that is interesting. 395 southbound approaching the beltway. want to take a quick look at something. the top labor day destinations within 200 miles based on recently searched travel sites by washington, d.c. area locals from tripadvisor.com. virginia beach, williamsburg, rehobbing on the and baltimore on the list there. that is where folks will be heading back from this afternoon. if you are traveling, tucker has been talking about the wet weather so head out early. over to you. thank you. >>> a bach getting a firsthand account of the raid that killed osama bin laden hits stores tomorrow. no easy day was written by a former navy seal who took part in that raid. it was originally going to be released on september 11th but re-orders and extensive buzz prompted the earlier release. meantime, the author, matt bissonnette who wrote under the name of marcoen, could be facing legal trouble over what is revealed in the book though on friday, his attorney said he did not violate any agreement
hello to julie wright and see what is happening on the roads. >> okay, on the roads right now, you will find lanes are open, no problems reported out to the west on 66. still an easy drive coming inbound from fair oaks. it looks like we are picking up the usual suspected headed out towards 123. no problems reported on the beltway. overnight construction has been cleared between annandale and merrifield. lanes are open on the top side of the beltway between college park and bethesda. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> breaking news right no on another embassy attack this morning. this one is in the persian gulf country of yemen. protesters have stormed the u.s. embassy in the capital. they tore down a sign outside, set up burning tires and then got on to the grounds where they pulled down the u.s. flag and burned it. so far, the demonstrators have not entered into the office complex at the embassy. we'll continue to follow this. >>> protests continue in egypt. they've been going all night long. police fired tear gas at protests are who threw rocks and bottl
. perfect. thank you. >> time to say hello to julie wright and see what is happening with the morning commute. >> good morning. a lot of folks tweeting about you, wisdom martin, this morning. just so you know. >> i hope it is good. >> of course, it's good. >> i'll accept the tweets then. >> i put in my kanye voice that you were crazy. as you travel northbound, we showed you last time around where we had the brushfire near the prince william parkway. all of that activity has cheered. lanes are open but traffic on northbound i-95 very much below speed at this point continuing out of dale city through woodbridge in the main line continuing up towards the occoquan with no incidents to report at this time. heavy volume to accompany this drive north on i-95. not real had out of the ordinary but very much a slow go northbound i-59 dale city through woodbridge. traffic starting to stack up as you approach 295. traffic remains heavy leaving duke street out towards seminary road. top side of the beltway, the outer loop looks good. a lane open continuing over towards 270. northbound 301 at cedar
it is the normal craziness. >> julie wright is going to be busy. that's why i'm he not doing traffic tomorrow. >> that doesn't even factor in if there is weather or anything or rain. >> we saw that seven-day forecast. so leave early tomorrow. get around early. thank you. >> no problem. if you are not driving, you can take a cab. but a d.c. board has halted the installation of smart meter systems in taxi cabs. the contract appeals board says the district did not prove the installations were necessary before a legal issue was resolved. now, veriphone won the contract. two other companies appealed that contract arguing they won it unfairly. taxi drivers have to pay for the installation, a cost that could be affected by who ultimately gets that contract. >>> coming up, maryland known for its crab cakes but wait until you feast your eyes on what they cooked up at the state stair. >> one, two, three. >> that is a big crab cake. cr >> so my question is how many cans of old bay went into that? >> good question. >> that is a crab cake? >> yes, it is. >> a massive one. >> what was the reason for this g
] >> thank you. >> weekend showers! >> let's go to julie wright for on-time traffic. >> you guys, southbound 270 still well below speed here coming in out of germantown south of 118. the pace doesn't pick up until you head south past democracy boulevard. share of problems in virginia, eastbound dulles toll road slow from hunter mill to the beltway. northbound i-95 the crash here in triangle in the left lane, heads up north out of stafford, crash after that after 234 on the shoulder. route 1 a crash at hasset street. that's a check of your "fox 5 on-time traffic.." >>> the democratic national convention comes to a dramatic close tonight when president barack obama takes the stage to accept the presidential nomination and make his case for re-election to the american people. the president's address will be inside the time warner cable arena instead of at the larger outdoor stadium organizers wanted because of the threat of severe weather in charlotte, north carolina. vice president joe biden will also take to the stage tonight. yesterday for the first time ever, a former president officially n
. >> beautiful forecast, tucker. thank you. >>> all right. let's go to julie wright with the latest on this morning's rush hour traffic. >> reporter: out of southern maryland northbound 5 beantown road at 301 accident clean-up continues. the big eyesore northbound 5 after allentown road three- course involved in the crash one of which has suffered a broken axle. waiting for help to arrive to remove the dent vehicles. inner loop of the beltway south of marlboro, crash on the shoulder leaving 50 the hanson highway. southbound 95 gridlock out of laurel towards the beltway. 23 minutes. bw parkway down to 20 miles an hour out of laurel. that's a check of your "fox 5 on-time traffic.." >>> our top story close to home now prince george's county police are on the hunt for a suspect accused of murdering a capital heights teenager. >> 18-year-old marckel ross was walking to school along old central avenue yesterday morning when he was shot and killed. marckel was a junior at central high school and took the same path every day. this morning, police still have no suspects or motives. they are
. julie wright will be at the parade later. >>> heading up toward the bay bridge. nothing in your way. and recommend you leave before 10:00 a.m. head out early. we may be seeing coming wet weather. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. let's talk sports. dave ross in the house. >> thanks. the nats had game 3 from the world champs. learns his shut down date. >> no shutting me down. >> you don't ever get shut down. >> you want to get either wisdom or tucker a birthday gift, get them the netflix 9 to 5 movie. >> i'll get it on vhs. >> there you go. >> steve even strassburg was working 9 to 5 yesterday. he's been great. he is great. we all get that . but will be shut down. two more starts this friday against the marlyns and september 12th in new york city. start number 27 for strassburg yesterday. struck out 9. walked just 1. he's been lights out . didn't get the win but pitched quite well. his innings count is 153 and a third. so again, they said all along they were going to shut him down between 160 and 180. the controversy stems from the fan base. the fans say wait a minute we'
to julie wright for traffic. >> eastbound on the dulles toll road and 66, heavy volume to accompany the trip but now there's a portion of eastbound 7 that's shut down between tolson road and louisville road. no one getting by eastbound toward the capital beltway. the dulles toll road is slow coming in from wolf trap to the beltway. over on 66, 30 minutes from centreville to the beltway with the average speed down to 16 miles an hour past fair oaks. no problems on the beltway. slow out of gaithersburg headed for the split. that's a check of your "fox 5 on-time traffic.." >>> day 2 of the democratic convention begins in just a few hours. today, a former president will take the spotlight setting aside a bitter rivalry to explain why he thinks president obama is the right man for the white house. >> but former president bill clinton and the rest of his party have their work cut out topping yesterday's kickoff. sarah simmons has a look at the two big speeches from last night. >> reporter: san antonio mayor julian castro was the keynote speaker but the most rousing reception was reserved
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